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our viewers joining us in the united states and all around the world, i'm christina macfarlane in for max foster here in london. just ahead -- >> i am worried about the level of voter turnout among young people and working people who will be voting democratic. >> midterms have mostly been a referendum on the party in power. i cannot deliver the mandate on which i was elected. he still has his own set of baggage coming into downing street. >> this is a total joke. we're the laughing stock of europe. ♪ it's monday, october 24th, 9:00 a.m. here in london, 4:00
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a.m. in washington where political developments on both sides of the atlantic are front and center this hour. in the u.s., the critical midterm elections are now just more than two weeks away and key races will decide who will lead in congress and whether the democrats can hold on to their slim majority and whether republicans will make gains. much more on this in just a few minutes. first, here in the uk, we could soon learn who will be the next leader of the ruling conservative party and the new prime minister. former finance minister rishi sunak is in the running. boris johnson announce head would be bowing out. sunak says he wants to fix the economy and unite the party. cnn scott mclane following developments from outside 10 downing street and joined here in london by john rendal. visiting professor at kings
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college london. well, let's begin by going to our squad outside downing street, not far from here. scott, johnson said when he announced that he was backing out yesterday that he had the votes but not the unity. i guess we'll never know whether or not he was telling the truth, but the reality is that this could help penny mordaunt with that 100 vote count even though we know sunak is the front-runner. >> we know that in terms of public declarations of support,rishi has more than 40. penny has less than 40. publicly boris johnson was well short of the 100 he would have needed. it is entirely possible he did, in fact, have the 102 mps he says he did behind him, but good chunk of them were unwilling to come out publicly with that
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declaration given the political sensitivity backing a horse this late in a race. but you're right. penny mordaunt is trying desperately to pick up some of those support frers the boris johnson camp is rishi sunak. mordaunt will have the work cut out to get the lion's share. sunak is credited with being the man who caused the down fall of boris johnson when he resigned as chancellor. mordaunt has to pick up some of those votes. both has been rather conciliatory when it comes to the news that boris johnson was dropping out of the race. rishis said he has decided not to run for prime minister, i truly hope he continues to contribute to public life. penny said in taking this difficult decision last night, boris johnson put country before party and party before self.
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he worked to secure the mandate and majority we now enjoy. we should put it to good use and i know he will work with us to do so. christina? >> well, i guess one of the challenges for either candidate who wins is going to be having boris johnson back in the cabinet and have to manage that. scott, thanks for now. i want to bring in john rentall i heard laugh slightly, john, at the mention of penny mordaunt still in it to win it. what are you hearing about the vital 100 count? >> in it to win a bigger job in cabinet, i think. she's got just under five hours to get up to 100 backers from the parliamentary party. she is currently below 30. that's a long way to go. and you know, she's hoping to pick up the lion's share of boris johnson's supporters, as scott said, but i don't think she'll get anything like even half of them. a lot of them have switched to
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rishi sunak, thundering to the aide of the victor and hoping for some of the spoils themselves. >> we're seeing people jumping on the sunak bandwagon, hoping for potential place in cabinet. we saw in the last half hour petal coming out in sunak. big boris johnson backer. >> absolutely. he is clearly going to be prime minister this afternoon unless liz truss wants one more night in number 10. i don't think she'll get that. i think rishi sunak will be prime minister this afternoon. >> let's go back to scott just to talk about the implications of sunak in the prime ministerial seat. he steered the economy through the pandemic but none of this, scott, compares to what will await him in his entry as new prime minister. >> reporter: yeah. bill curious to know if he can
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get through the next few days if he is indeed the new prime minister without saying i told you so when it comes to liz truss's new disastrous mini budget and have serious decisions ahead of him. the current chancellor jeremy hunt called them eye watering and that is after they reversed virtually everything in that now disastrous mini budget. still a lot more to do. fill the black hole in public finances and whether or not you're going to trim back from the promises on defense spending or health care or any number of other areas. or try to trim the fat from all the government departments. these are all the decisions rsh ishi sunak will have. he is well positioned as the architect of the massive public spending we saw throughout the course of the pandemic and he had a plan in mind to pay it back afterwards, whether or not that plan can go ahead as he originally envisioned it given inflation at this point is another thing. but he'll have also not only
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this but he'll also have to contend with, of course, the war in ukraine, which britain continues to be a huge supporter of the ukrainian government, plus a number of looming public sector strikes over the winter. there's no shortage of things for rishi sunak to get to work on and this on top of winning back public favor for his own party if he has any chance of actually remaining prime minister beyond the next two years. >> yeah, scott. john, just to pick up on what scott is saying there, obviously a massive amount of multiple crises really to face for sunak, but also how is he going to attempt to do any of that without complete unity within his party? and do you expect he will have it and how long will that be for? >> no, he won't. the party is very divided, demoralized and in many ways completely unready to survive the next two years. but he was the best candidate to
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unite the party as much as possible because -- rather than the alternatives which boris johnson and penny mordaunt and also going to be helped in his initial days and weeks in office by the fact that liz truss made such a mess of the economy and such a mess of the premiership he can blame a lot of the chaos on her. he is say the interest rates gone up, test much unfortunate because my predecessor blew up the government where as if he won in september, he would have faced -- he wouldn't have faced quite such bad problems, but he would have faced rising interest rates and rising inflation. >> yeah. there is that in his corner at the very least. unfortunately we have to leave it there. john, thank you for joining us this morning. we will see what the hours have ahead and of course thanks to scott mclean as well outside 10 downing street. just over two weeks until the u.s. midterm elections and inflation and economy are at the
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top of the voters minds. the latest cnn poll of polls signals voters are showing equal support for both parties, though references that close often resulted in republican victories in the house. meantime, a cbs u-gov poll shows voters believe the u.s. economy is getting worse but the lean towards republican support has democrats and others worried. senator bernie sanders said democrats should change up their economic policy if they want to keep precious seats. >> i think what the democrats have got to say is we are going to stand with working people. we're prepared to take on the drug companies. we're prepared to take on the insurance companies and create an economy that works for all of us. is the abortion issue important? yes. but we have also got to focus on the struggles of working people to put food on their table. i think it's important when we talk about inflation, republicans will say, well, this is joe biden's fault. really? our inflation rate is much too
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high. it is 8%. it is 10% in the uk. 10% throughout europe. 7% in canada. inflation is a global problem caused by the breaking of supply chains because of the pandemic, by the war in ukraine and as i said, significant part of inflation has to do with corporate greed. >> house speaker nancy pelosi argues that republicans have offered no solutions to resolve their inflation either. >> the fight is not about inflation. it's about the cost of living. and if you look at what we have done to bring down the cost of prescription drugs, to bring down the cost of energy in our legislation, you will see that that has been opposed every step of the way by the republicans and they have no plan for lowering the cost of living or helping with inflation.
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>> not surprisingly republicans are pushing back against those claims. some members of the house and senate say they tried to play nice but their ideas were thrown out. they're confident the election will result in a change of power. >> i know when we did the infrastructure bill on the house side any way last year, every republican was shut out of being part of that discussion. not a single amendment. i had a couple nonpartisan amendments, for example. so republicans have tried to work with -- reach across the aisle and shut out of many of those conversations. >> i think they are responsible. the american voter is going to hold them responsible election day. i think there's no question republicans will gain control of the house. and in a very narrow environment, just as likely as not to gain control of the senate, but we still won't have control of the administration and bad regulatory policies and bad energy policies will continue to stoke what's now a fire of inflation that got way
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out of hand before democrats knew what they were doing. >> well, meantime there's been record voter turnout in the state of georgia. more than 700,000 people have already cast ballots during the first week of early in-person voting. cnn's nadia ramiro has the details. >> reporter: record turnout here in georgia for this midterm elections. we're outside of a polling location here in dekalb county. at this location alone, the poll workers told me the first two hours of voting they saw 200 people come in. that just speaks to the excitement of people wanting to get out and make sure they cast their ballot. let's look at the statewide numbers. across the state of georgia, more than 740,000 people have voted. we saw a dip, though, when you look at saturday compared to friday. saturday only 80,000 people voted compared to more than 140,000 on friday alone. but still those numbers are quite impressive. especially when you compare to
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2018. we know that people want to come out and vote and that voter turnout is really record breaking at this point, but there are still some concerns about voter insecurity, voter fraud, voter integrity, so we spoke with an election official about how they're working on that in this county. take a listen. >> we are excited to see so many of our voters coming out in historic numbers during advanced voting in georgia. so, we are processing record numbers. and when we compare it with the last midterm in 2018, we're outpacing those numbers for sure. we're here working 365 days a year to prepare for operating efficient and safe elections. so that's what we're doing. and that's what they'll see. >> reporter: voters tell me that they're being driven to the polls by key issues like abortion, inflation and immigration, but also key races
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like georgia senate race that has national attention as well. nadia ramiro, cnn, dekalb county, georgia. well, early voter turnout in the state of arizona looks a little bit different, though. multiple instances of voter intimidation have been reported, including two individuals dressed in tactical gear spotted near a ballot box. other reports say groups have harassed people turning in their early ballot, shouting names at them while taking their pictures. arizona has seen widespread election denial after donald trump's loss in 2020. in the day ahead, jury selection will begin the trial of donald trump's company. the trump organization has been charged with ten counts in a scheme that allegedly made off the books payments to executives. among them the company's former cfo allen weisselberg pleaded guilty to 15 counts and set to testify as part of a plea deal. the federal trial of members of the extreme right group the oath keepers resumes today.
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prosecutors say the group's founder stewart rhodes was like a general on a battlefield during the attack on the capitol on january 6th, ordering his followers to do everything to keep donald trump as the president. but on friday, a former fbi agent testified that rhodes never specifically directed or ordered members of his group to enter the capitol. rhodes and four other oath keepers pleaded not guilty to seditious conspiracy charges. a republican congresswoman liz cheney says she expects former president donald trump to comply with a subpoena and testify before the house committee investigation investigating the attack on the capitol. the subpoena orders trump to turn over documents by november 4th and to give deposition testimony beginning about november 14th. cheney says the committee will treat trump's testimony with great seriousness. >> we are going to proceed in terms of the questioning of the former president under oept.
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it may take multiple days and it will be done with a level of rigor and seriousness that it deserves. he's not going to turn this into a circus. this isn't his first debate against joe biden and the circus and the food fight that became. this is far too serious set of issues. >> the committee formally sent its subpoena to trump's attorneys last week. cheney also was asked what's at stake in these elections. take a listen. >> is your number one issue threats to democracy as a voter? >> it is. i think that when you look at the extent to which we're facing challenges now that threaten to unravel the fundamental institutions and structures of our election system and process, that is the basis and the foundation on which we can have all these other debates. it absolutely is the number one issue. >> cheney says there is no question that trump will do anything he can to stop a peaceful transfer of power which
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makes him dangerous. just ahead, the matchup for the major league baseball's world series is set after two thrilling games that went down to the wire on sunday. plus, ukraine braces for even darker days ahead as russia strikes more of its critical infrastructure. and as ped ran javaheri will tell us, the western u.s. gets an early taste of winter. yeah, winter wonderland of sorts snow showers about two months away from christmas eve. nine states under these winter alerts. break these down in a few minutes. french toast the way it's meant to be. try all three flavors. only at ihop. download the app and earn free food with every purchahase. my most t important kitchen tool? my brain. so i choose neuriva plus. unlike some others, neura plus is a multitasker supporting 6 key indicators of bin health.
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joining ukraine in rejecting an unsupported claim from russia that kyiv may be using or about to use a dirty bomb. russia's defense minister made the claim during calls with his western counterparts including the u.s. defense secretary. but ukraine says it's an attempt by moscow to escalate the war. meantime, russia appears to be losing more ground in the kherson region. ukraine says some russian troops are pulling back from their positions near strategic river there and ukrainian officials say russia is increasingly targeting critical infrastructure, cutting off access to power, water and the internet for thousands. president volodymyr zelenskyy said last week around one third of ukraine's power grid has been knocked out. another official says at least 90% of the country's wind power is destroyed. let's get more now from cnn's nic robertson live for us in kyiv and claire sebastian who is in london. claire, just to come to you first briefly, there is concern
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here that russia are using these allegations of a dirty bomb as a pretext for escalation. how serious is this threat? and what is the international response been? >> reporter: yeah, christina. there has been a lot of alarm from the international community over this joint statement came out last night from the u.s., uk and french sides. all three of them, of course their defense ministers held calls with the russian defense minister at his request on sunday saying that openly warning russia not to use this as a pretext for escalation, calling the allegations that ukraine could use a dirty bomb on its territory transparently false. of course, perhaps more dangerous is how implausible this is. ukraine of course gave up its nuclear weapons the soviet era nuclear weapons on its territory in 1994 and hasn't had a nuclear weapons program at all since then. this is raising concerns that russia could be using this as what's called a false flag
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operation, accusing ukraine of doing something to provide cover for it to do it and pin the blame on ukraine. this is something that president zelenskyy talked about and suggested in his nightly address last night. take a listen. >> translator: if russia calls and says that ukraine is allegedly preparing something, it means one thing, russia has already prepared all this. i believe that now the world should react in the toughest possible way. if russia has prepared another round of raising stakes and another escalating step, it must see now preemptively and before its any new dirt that the world will not swallow that. >> reporter: it's clear the international community is trying to show that. the other thing to note here is that it's very unusual to see this much diplomatic activity from the russian foreign minister. four calls to different foreign defense ministers in one day,
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two to his u.s. counterpart in fact space of three days highly unusual. taken with the situation on the battlefield where russia is on the back foot of course does suggest we are already seeing signs of escalation here as we head into the ninth month of this war, christina. >> clare, thank you. let's turn to our nic robertson in kyiv for us this hour. nic, we were hearing just then about russia continuing to target ukrainian infrastructure. we were saying at least 90% of the country's wind power reported will been destroyed. what are the implications of this for ukraine as winter begin fos set in and what has been the impact of these latest attacks? >> reporter: well, the last big round of attacks on infrastructure came on friday and energy officials here believe it was worse than two weeks ago monday when russia began initiating it, sort of war of attrition against the electrical generating system here. the assessment is 1.5 million
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people without electricity on friday. the effort to sort of repair and reconstitute what's damaged is on going. president zelenskyy praised those workers. but there's a real understanding here that russia is strategically targeting the weaker points on the energy infrastructure and particularly those that have not gone effects for example in the center of ukraine an energy installation hit there supplies electricity to a coal mine. very few coal mines actually operational in ukraine and, of course, the coal that comes from them goes to power stations to generate electricity. so it's a double whammy taking out that power station, putting the mine out of action, denying all these power plants their fuel. you have hospitals without water. air raid systems without electricity. so, police have to drive around with loud speakers to tell
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people when there's an air raid. so all of this is having an attritional and accumulative effect. it's things like big transformers, big generators, the power lines of big switching structures, the big power lines that you see outside of the big generating plants. russia is going for those it seems potentially because there just easier to knock out, on the outside of the buildings, not like the big generators on the inside. but this is strategic and uncareful. and the air defenses have been stepped up. they're much more effective in the capital in lviv in the west, odesa in the south. russia is also looking for the holes in that and targeting the areas where the air defenses are less strong. >> yeah, strategic escalation by the sound of things. nic robertson in kyiv. thank you, nic and thanks to clare in london as well. know is blanketing parts of
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the u.s. cnn meteorologist pedram javaheri joins us from the weather center. what's going on? >> the seasons are changing for some across the western u.s. we have parts -- large parts of the northwestern united states underneath winter weather alert. parts of nine states here with some areas that could see an additional 5 to 6 inches on top of the the 20 plus inches of snowfall that came down over the weekend across some of these areas. knows the current snow depth in some of these regions over two feet of snow on the ground. now, there are cold weather alerts to be had with temps as cold as 19 degrees. the transition is in place and we know just a few days ago we were talking about excessive warmth across parts of the california into washington and oregon. they have cold weather alerts in place now, too, and lots of what's happening here, a lot of talk about the cold and the snow showers. we know a lot of what's happening is beneficial. 60 to 80 plus percent of the states of washington and oregon
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underneath drought conditions. over the next week or so, significant amount of rainfall on the coast and significant amount of snowfall across the higher elevations which a lot translates of course to getting their water reserves set up for the upcoming season and also helping in the fire situations they experienced in recent days as well. notice as the system migrates off towards the east, we expect rounds of heavy rainfall across parts of the central united states as well and also in this region between the states of texas, oklahoma and arkansas, between 70 to upwards of 100% of say the state of oklahoma underneath drought condition. so any rainfall in this rainfall will be beneficial. we talked about the mississippi river and the drought situation in that landscape. and additional rounds of rainfall will be in store to help the situation. you'll notice, the western u.s. much colder air. the eastern u.s. plenty warmth in store at least over the next couple days. >> yeah, pedram. i wish we had a chance to seek out the epic biblical storms that blew through here in the
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uk. sadly we don't have time. thank you. still ahead, why some members of the president joe biden's own party don't want him at their rallies. plus who will replace liz truss? we'll have the latest on the race for britain's next prime minister just ahead.
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welcome back to cnn "new "newsroom". let me bring you up to date with our top stories this hour. jury selection begins in the coming hours in the tax trial of donald trump's company. the trump organization has been charged in a scheme that allegedly made off the books payments to executives. the company's former cfo allen
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weisselberg will testify as part of a plea deal. > we're just two weeks away and a day away from election night in america. democrats are hoping to hold on to a majority in both the house and senate as republicans use inflation to reel in voters who are feeling the impact of rising prices. and we want to touch on asia markets briefly. one standing out hong kong ended the day down more than 6%. shanghai lost 2%. and here is a quick look at how markets in europe are doing right now. shares have been mostly mixed. meantime, in the u.s., wall street is just hours away from the opening bell. and here is a look at where futures stand right now. all three indexes are looking to open in the red just below nearly half a percent. well, let's look ahead to a
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crucial u.s. economic report coming out this week. the gross domestic product report card for the third quarter comes out on thursday. and despite the volatile stock market rising interest rates, high inflation and a housing market that's losing steam, economists are predicting decent if not spectacular growth between 2.1 to 2.9% and that's because americans are still spending despite rising prices and inflation. gdp is largely based on consumer spending and retail sales were up more than 8% in september from a year ago. the economy has become a focal point in u.s. midterm elections with some blaming president joe biden if r failing to turn things around. and with his low approval ratings his own party appears to be keeping him away from the campaign trail. cnn's joe johns report. >> reporter: with the midterm election bearing down, we got word from the white house over the weekend that the president plans to attend a closed door
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reception in philadelphia on friday. also, word that the president is going to attend a rally for the democratic national committee in south florida on november 1st. that is exactly one week before the midterm election. previously we heard from the white house that the president will attend a closed door reception with charlie crist the democratic candidate for governor in the state of florida. all of this showing a bit of a pattern as the campaigns and the candidates kind of do a cost/benefit analysis to determine whether an appearance with the president will help or hurt their cause. as the midterm approaches. ron klain, the white house chief of staff, was asked on cnn last week about the president's travel schedule and why he's not attending many rallies. here is what he said. >> both president obama -- i was here. i'll share responsibility for it and president trump got walloped in the midterms. i don't think it should surprise
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anyone we're not using the strategy that failed in 2010 and the strategy that failed in 2018. instead what you're seeing is the president is traveling the country with democratic candidates and he's talking about the issues that really impact people. >> reporter: the problem for the president, low approval ratings, high inflation and concerns about a possible recession, forcing the white house to highlight the president's record. joe johns, cnn, rehoboth beach, delaware. here in london, all eyes are fixed on the tory leadership race. and today we could find out who will become the next leader of the ruling conservative party and the new prime minister. former finance ministeree sheed sunak and penny mordaunt are in the running. they will announce which candidates have received the necessary 100 nominations and whether a vote will follow. joining me now from oxford is
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the director of the initiative uk in changing europe. thank you so much for joining us this morning. as we understand it, rishi sunak is out in the lead. we know that he largely predicted liz truss's -- the failure of liz truss's mini budget and as chancellor he steered the uk economy through covid, but is sunak going to be skillful enough if he is to be the next prime minister to navigate a fractious conservative party on the one side and financial markets on the other side who are going to demand fiscal discipline? >> well, i think you put your finger on problems that rishi sunak faces. we don't know what he's going to do. one of the curious things about this leadership contest, it's been all about mps, nothing is said publicly about what the different candidates will do. so, rishi sunak's economic policy at the moment amounts to saying, i will fix the british economy.
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now, no one knows what that means. so the first thing is he has to spell out his plans. after that, as you quite rightly say, it's not a matter of whether he can calm the markets. also a question of whether or not he can bring the conservative party with him. yes, he has got the support of almost half conservative mps at the moment. he hasn't got the support of another half. with the majority of 80 he needs to bring the bulk of those mps with him if he tries to pass legislation, for instance, raising taxes or if he tries to cut spending. so, there are real hurdles ahead for him even if he sort of has a coronation around mid day today. >> yeah. absolutely right. and where the economy is concerned, we are hearing this morning that the pound has rallied at the news of sunak as a potential front-runner and we're hearing as well that jeremy hunt has given sunak his endorsement. in the broader scheme of things, how important is that that hunt has come out and endorsed sunak ahead of this budget we know
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will be announced on monday. is this britain's stability potentially getting back on the right track here? >> well, i suppose it's important in two ways. it's important one in terms of helping get other undecided conservative mps to back sunak if hunter is backing him and act as some sort of reassurance to the markets. but bear in mind all that jeremy hunt has done to date is say i'm not going to be a maverick. i'm going to do things the old way, using the office of budget responsibility, taking forecasts seriously, bearing in mind the need to balance the books in the medium term. so that has reassured the markets. what jeremy hunt absolutely hasn't done yet is give any indication of where -- of how he's going to address what he himself calls these terribly difficult decisions that face him. are we going to pay for our debts by raising taxes? are we going to pay for them by cutting public spending? those are the real political decisions that we're going to have to wait for his budget to see how he intends to address.
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>> and we know that they're beyond the markets here in the uk, the unstability here, there are global efforts buffetting the uk market at the moment. one of course is the war in ukraine. is he going to -- is sunak or hunt going to have to recommit to the on going commitment spending on defense for ukraine? we know that in the past, for instance, defense minister ben wallace has come out and said that is absolutely necessary that, you know, they continue with that. can we expect sunak to keep that position? >> well, i think back in the days a few weeks ago where money seemed to come freely and promises could be made with no thought of their implications for the public finances, liz truss said we're going to raise defense spending to 3%. ben wallace is very committed to that 3% number. subsequently liz truss rolled back slightly by saying we will reach 3% by 2030.
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rishi sunak, i think, is quite reluctant to pledge 3% to defense at a time when other budgets are going to be squeezed. for instance, the national health service already in crisis. if there's talk of cutting the budget of the health service, that's going to be politically be very, very difficult. sunak is holding off the promise of 3%. one of the interesting things is ben wallace, offered the defense post will decide to keep it absent that promise because he has hinted if that 3% promise is watered down he might walk. >> yeah. a close eye will be kept obviously on that budget announcement on monday. and by then we will know next monday who the prime minister is. thank you very much for your perspective this morning. appreciate it. now, respiratory illnesses are surging in the u.s. and pediatric hospitals warn they have more patients now than they did during the pandemic. that story still to come here on cnn. stay with us.
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♪ welcome back. a former top u.s. health official is sounding the alarm on rsv, a respiratory virus that's putting a major strain on pediatric hospitals across the country. rsv case numbers in the u.s. are at their highest level in two years. this, according to data from the u.s. centers for disease control. rsv is a common cold-like virus but can make younger children seriously ill. former fda commissioner scott gottlieb says parents should remain vigilant. >> for parents who have children who have an upper respiratory infection, many times they're testing them, finding out it's not covid and feeling relieved. they still need to be vigilant it could be rsv for early flu. you see progressive symptoms seek out help from a doctor.
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>> symptoms include a runny nose, decreased appetite, coughing and wheezing, sneezing and hay fever. we have new details on injuries from a stabbing attack new york state in august. his client has lost sight in one eye and one of his hands is incapacitated. andrew wily says the author also has about 15 more wounds in his chest and torso. rushdie's attacker pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and assault charges. students marched and demonstrated across iran sunday in the latest show of anti-government sentiment sweeping the country. this video from the pro-reform outlet iran wire shows women confronting paramilitary forces
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at a university outside teheran. in this iran video you can see high school students marching in a kurdish city. demonstrations over the death of mahsa amini in the custody of morality police have gone on for weeks now and evolved into protests against the government itself. anna koran joins us live from hong kong tracking these developments in iran and protests now are entering their sixth week, i believe, and are being echoed with solidarity protests now we're seeing across the globe. what impact is all of this having in iran? >> yeah. it's quite extraordinary, christina, that these students and these iranian citizens are continuing to take to the streets. we saw them on university campuses and school campuses over the weekend voicing their vehement opposition against the iranian government. as you say these protests were sparked by the death of mahsa
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amini back in september after she was arrested by the morality police for wearing improper hi jab and also spread to workers and labor unions and businesses and factories call for strikes. it comes, as you say, when we have seen this show of solidarity amongst the iranian dies a per ra around the world. the largest being staged in berlin where 80,000 people turned out in a sea of red, white and green waving the iranian flag, calling for an end to the iranian regime. well, meantime, the atomic energy organization of iran confirmed its email system was hacked. the government claims it was a foreign country behind the hack. well, the anti-government hacker group black reward, which has been encouraging people to take to the streets confirmed it was behind the breach, publishing email messages and plans of the nuclear power plant. it's also taken responsibility for the hacking of iranian state
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tv, press tv last week, christina. >> yeah, extraordinary scenes, anna for us life live in hong kong. anna on this for now. the philadelphia phillies are headed to their first world series in more than a decade. and their opponent hasn't lost a game yet in the post season. e f, and twice the choice. sirloin salisbury steak and all-natural l salmon. perfect for lunch or dinner. only a at ihop. download the app and eararn free food with everery purchase.
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phillies fans cheering their team's return to the world series for the first time in 13 years. philadelphia defeated the san diego padres 4-3 on sunday to clinch the national league crown. the phillies were behind in the eighth inning when designated hitter bryce harper put them in the lead with a two-run home run. harper was named the most valuable player of the national league championship series. houston beat the new york yankees, 6-5. sweeping them in four games in the american league championship series. the game was tied in the seventh inning when astros third baseman hit the go ahead run. this would be the astros fourth trip to the world series in the
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last six seasons. and in the national football league, miami quarterback tu ya tagovailoa returns to the field on sunday as the dolphins beat the steelers, 16-10. the home game was his first start in nearly a month since sustaining a concussion and he made the most of it. he completed 21 of 35 passes and threw for 261 yards and a touchdown. and there's a new number one at the u.s. box office. >> my son sacrificed his life to save me. now i kneel before no one. >> "black adam" starring dwayne "the rock" johnson opened other the weekend. scoring johnson his largest u.s. film opening ever in a leading role. the film earned an estimated 67
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million dollars also claiming the largest box office opening since marvel's latest "thor" film in july. now starting today a team of scientists and experts will meet to try to find an answer that -- to the age-old question, is anybody out there? nasa's nine month independent study of unidentified aerial phenomena also called ufos will study unclassified data and how to improve its analysis. findings released next year. interesting. thanks for joining me. i'm christina macfarlane. stay tuned for "early starart" coming up next with christine romans. show your r sore throat who's boss. mucinex instasoothe. works in seconds, laststs for hours.
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